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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. still have rain falling. moderate rain in montgomery, howard, frederick, washington counties in maryland. that's going to pass off to the north and east of the metro area. light to moderate rain off and on for another couple of hours, at least through midmorning. it is below freezing ter the rain has stopped. western maryland, much of west virginia. locally, closer to washington from the shenandoah valley east to the bay, we're generally low to mid-40s. you need a winter coat and an umbrella. by 7:00 a.m., still in the mid-40s with the rain falling. should end by 9:00. by noon, chilly and breezy under a cloudy sky in the upper 40s: we'll be slowly'droi lly droppi down to the low 40s later this afternoon and into the evening as we begin to clear out. more details on the storm team 4 radar in ten minutes. now an up close look with traffic with danella. >>> first 4 traffic report, we're going to start in maryland. if you're traveling along rockville pike at old georgetown road, crass in that intersection blocking a few of your lanes. let's talk about the delays along i-95. a very w
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00am EST
washington, i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> four more years. president obama is reelected in a race that wasn't as close as many anticipated. >> former governor tim kaine defeats george allen after a hard fought, expensive, 19-month campaign. >> and maryland residents weigh in on a whole host of issues from gambling to same-sex marriage and make history in the process. good morning. thanks for getting up with us. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang for this morning after election night. this morning the long and hard fought presidential election is over with president barack obama voted into office for a second term. >> it is a decisive victory for the president, at least in the electoral college. take a look at the race. to 270 in terms of electoral votes, president obama wins with 303 over former massachusetts governor mitt romney's 200 electoral votes, this without florida, which is still considered too close to call with 97% of the precincts reporting, although president obama does have a narrow lead. >> the president picked up many battlegrounds states,
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Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
. last several hours, cloud cover breaking up. a few clouds north of washington and fredericksburg south. still clouds over the mountains, where they are still recovering and power out in western maryland from allegheny, garrett county. dealing with power outages there. as we go forward throughout the day today, we'll have temperatures rather chilly. in fact, we'll be chillier than average for the next several days. right now, down to 34. manassas, prince william, charles county, to 40 degrees. mid 30s in montgomery county. a cold start, down to 34. chan dough wavalley, many locations in the 30s this morning. hour by hour throughout the day. 6:00 a.m. temp tufrs in the 30s, much of the region, a light breeze, but the winds will pick up a bit. gusts to 15, 20 miles an hour from time to time by noon, and partly cloudy, near 50, maybe much stronger gusts during the afternoon to 25 miles an hour. breezy, chilly day coming up. but we'll have welcome sunshine in and out. sunshine, 7:37. sunset, 6:06. friday morning traffic, first look with danella. >> taking the beltway, i'm checking for
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
>>> and now, from washington's leadg news station, this is "news4 today." >> hey, everyone, goomorning. welcome to "news4 today." i'm richard jordan. >> sunday, november 11th, 2012. also veterans day across our country. >> we're going to have some warm weather for the holiday, at least warm november standards. chuck bell is joining us with more on that. good morning, chuck. >> good morning, richard and angie, and a good sunday morning, everybody. warm indeed, especially by november standards. warm enough to actually feel like early october. a real pleasant day to be outside today. we're off to a seasonably chilly start this morning. mildest right alongside the western shore of the chesapeake bay. 49 in annapolis. 48 at solomon's island. but don't have to go too far to the west to the water to start cooling down. temperatures mid 30s across parts of shenandoah valley and the blue ridge. no rain. closest drops are a long way away. at least 36 hours before a chance at a rain drop. that means your sunday is going to be a winner. temperatures should be in the low 50s by 10:00 th
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Nov 11, 2012 10:30am EST
>>> this morning on "meet the press" -- an unfolding scandal in washington. and a new battle over the fiscal cliff. the election celebration is short-lived. a surprise resignation by cia director david petraeus comes days before congressional hearings over the attack on th u.s. consulate in benghazi. we'll get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. also the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. we've debated over and over again. and on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from sneer we'll ask democratic senator from new york chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma tom coburn. also we check in with cn
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
>>> and now from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 6:00. >>> story continues to unfold in the resignation of general david petraeus. new details tonight about a second woman that led to the fbi investigation. >>> veterans day commemorations across the country. how thousands in our area honored members of the armed forces today. >>> and good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. there were events all over the d.c. area today to honor our war heroes. the president began the day laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown solder in arlington. he thanked all military members for their service and said their contributions would not be forgotten. derek ward has a look at some of the other ways the area paid tribute to our veterans today. >> reporter: wheelchairs lined up with military precision awaiting this morning muster, a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the wreath laying ceremony on a day we pause to give them thanks. >> i really appreciate them doing this for us. >> on behalf of the boy scouts of america, i present this flag. >> reporter: older veterans would lik
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Nov 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
. closer to washington, the areas in green are beginning to climb into the 50s. it's 50 at reagan national. photos, new ones of the heavy snow devastation in western maryland. that will be coming up in a minute. we'll have the seven day outlook as well. >> can't wait to see the pictures, tom. >> we are going to check the midday traffic for the first time. >> yes, danella sealock can tell us how it's going on the roadway. >> we are seeing effects of sandy on the roads if you are traveling in the district. 200 trees down in the area. if you are making the commute on local roadways, be careful, use caution and look out for downed trees. also, traveling up new york avenue in northwest, the right lane is blocked by water repair. i's going to last four to six hours from now. word of construction on the american legion bridge on the outer loop. the left lane is blocked. back to you. >> thanks. >>> we are following a developing story right now. new criminal charges are expected today in the child sex abuse scandal at penn state university. the school's former president will be charged along with t
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
in washington, d.c., preparing for his senate confirmation hearing. aides close to allen say he didn't find out about all this in the investigation until tonight and the general will still appear his meetings scheduled on the hill today. >>> and on the same topic this morning, the fbi will not say what it found at the home of the woman in the center of the david petraeus scandal. agents searched paula broadwell's home last night. they left with what appeared to be documents and paperwork. broadwell co-authored petraeus' biography. both of them admitted to having an affair that led to petraeus' resignation as head of the cia last week. and petraeus' friends and former colleagues saye was shocked to learn the fbi was looking into allegations broadwell sent threatening e-mails to another woman. the retired general insists his relationship with that woman was platonic even though broadwell apparently saw her as a romantic rival. meanwhile, the chair of the senate intelligence committee says she still plans to call petraeus to testify about the deadly attacks on the embassy in bengha
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Nov 7, 2012 4:30am EST
ballot. voters in maine voted to legalize same-sex marriage while washington state is still counting the vote. in minnesota, a vote to ban same-sex marriage was shot down by voters. in maryland, prince george's is on its way to a new casino. the amendment passed, which will bring table games to maryland's existing casinos as well. it will help keep money inside the state rather than lose it to casinos in other states. >>> election day dragged into election night for hundreds of northern virginia voters. viewers in prince william county say they waited in line for more than four hours to vote at potomac middle school in dumfries. election workers say they had a much higher voter turnout than expected. excessively long lines were reported elsewhere in virginia too. workers blamed it on a shortage of voting machines. >>> vincent orange easily won re-election in city council. but newcomer independent david grosso beat out incumbent michael brown. phil mendelson is chairman of the council after serving for five months following kwame brown's resignation. yvette alexander retained her coun
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >>> general petraeus' mistress may be hiding out here in washington. she was spotted at her brother's home last night. he lives in the mount pleasant neighborhood of northwest d.c. camera crews were stationed outside the home this afternoon, but no sign of her today. broadwell lives in charlotte, north carolina. she's kept a low profile and has not spoken publiclybout her affair with petraeus when that was first made public last friday. >>> today, house minority leader nancy pelosi put rumors about her future to rest. there's been speculation she might step down from her leadership post or retire altogether. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power but her party regained only about half the seats needed. >> i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi is the only woman ever elected as speaker of the house. she served in that capacity from 2007 to 2011, when the democrats lost their majority. her decision to remain in place means the democratic leadership is likely
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
president headed back to washington where the voters decided he should stay for four more years. at his campaign headquarters in washington, he thanked staff and supporters. this, after a night of emotional celebration in his hometown of chicago. 20,000 turned out, sharing tears and hugs. >> a long campaign is now over. and whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you have made me a better president. >> reporter: a passionate speech. >> michelle, i have never loved you more. >> reporter: mixed with a little bit of humor, aimed at his daughters. >> i am so proud of you guys, but i will say that for now, one dog is probably enough. >> reporter: the president has held almost 200 campaign events, logging thousands of miles on board air force one, the two candidates spending nearly $900 million, making this the most expensive campaign in history. it is the victory that at times seemed impossible. and sharply divided electorate. >> a toxic and disruptive debate here on capitol hill. >> reporter: mr. obama seemed to recognize the renewed urgency f
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
believe that her abductors may be heading from halifax here to the washington, d.c. area. police have information that makes them believe that they may be on the move again to our area. there is a lookout for a car. they may be driving a 1985 nissan station wagon with a virginia license plate number of snj 9177. anyone who has information about the whereabouts of this little girl and these two individuals, you are asked to call 911. reporting live in fairfax, megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you all in the studio. >> megan mcgrath. megan, thank you. >> let's turn to tom kierein and get a first look at the forecast. >>> a chill still in the area on this friday morning. you might need an umbrella too. a disturbance passing south and east of the metro area. those patches of green in southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore. those are sprinkles passing south and east of the metro area and moving off to the north and east. areas in the light blue are in the 40s. that includes much of virginia, southern maryland, and lower eastern shore farther north from charles county, prince ge
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Nov 15, 2012 11:00am EST
washington in the northern prince george's county into eastern howard. they are getting a little sunshine trying to breakthrough. elsewhere, it is quite cloudy. we see the light blue in the 40s. in the areas in green are beginning to climb into the upper 40s to near 50. it's in far southern maryland. reagan national at 47. still in the 30s out in the mountains and around parts of the shenandoah valley. a look at the rest of the week and the weekend. how much longer will the chill last? barbara and keith? >> naung. >>> let's see if things are moving on the roads. >> danella, you are facing the traffic in the hallway with the wedding. what about the roadway? >> i know. i need a tracker report for the hallways. let's talk about i-95 in virginia, northbound at prince william parkway. alternate lane closures because of construction. volume is light. the beltway is where you are going to face problems. outer loop, american legion bridge slow as you cross because of the road work. the right lane is blocked. look at gw parkway. the lane is blocked. back to you. >> thank you. >>> parents of d.c. s
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
washington. that's where news 4's derek ward is live with reaction from his friends. derek, a very sad story. >> reporter: indeed, a very sad story. we reported on this earlier and we are learning more about the circumstances to this tragic incident. take a look at the scene from yesterday. 18-year-old olajuwon griffin, stabbed to death 1:15. nine juveniles arrested and we understand robbery was the motive. and that robbery occurred in the 1800 block of columbia road. later, the alleged robbers and another group which included the victim encountered one another on the platform at the station. and we talked to some of his friends, and they talk about the loss. >> everyone knew him. he was always the one that was there. >> the best person you would ever know. he's funny. a crazy person, like goofy. always having you laugh. >> police were on this immediately and a massive investigation began, we're also told several weapons were recovered from the platform, we'll learn more about the circumstances here as the investigation continues. live in northwest, news 4, back to up. >> thank you, de
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
apparently here in washington. she's been spotted at her brother in northwest d.c. a man who appeared to be her brother, steven krantz, left last night but did not speak to reporters. and someone found broadwell's driver's license in rock creek park on monday. >>> leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify at a hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee to determine how the meningitis outbreak started. a report shows the massachusetts pharmacy linked to that outbreak should have been shut down in 2002. the fda reports the pharmacy had multiple violations but stayed open on the promise that it would work harder to improve work conditions. nearly 440 people have gotten sick, and 32 people in 19 states have died from those tainted injections, including people in maryland and virginia. >>> happening today, verizon will present plans to avoid a 911 system failure like the one that shut down the critical service last summer. two of the backup generators failed during the derecho. emergency procedures were not followed, and custom
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
is back to washington and whether the white house and congress can put aside campaign bitterness to reach a deal avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff. last night house speaker john boehner said he's optimistic about an agreement telling abc's diane sawer he's the most reasonable responsible person in washington but he's also not backing off his stand on tax hikes. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about. >> i made clear yesterday that raising tax rates is unacceptable. frankly, it couldn't even pass the house. >> at issue here, a perfect economic storm that could have serious consequences. nbc's andrea mitchell breaks it down for you. >> reporter: the campaign was tough. victory was sweet. now comes the hard part. >> on january 21st, 2013, there's going to be a massive fiscal cliff. >> reporter: so what exactly is the fiscal cliff? it's a nightmare combination of tax heights and spending cuts that congress agreed to to force themselves into a compromise but so far they haven't agreed on anythi
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Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks an interest in how she became interested in classified files. kelley said she had state department status that owe sfigs alls say she did not have. news crews, including nbc, staked out her home. at one point she invoked diplomatic ivileges. >> i am an honorary consul general so i have inviolability. they shouldn't be able to get into my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection as well. >> just who is jill kelley. her name has come up in connection wittwo of the nation's top commanders. more now on her sry from nbc's kristin walker. >> mrs. kelley, how are you doing? >> reporter: jill kelley was well known in social circles around tampa. she and husband scott, a surgeon, threw lavish parties at their ten bedroom home that sol for $1.5 million in 2004. they had top notch catering. a couple about town. >> jill was all the smiling, vivacious. >> reporter: aaron fodoman publishes tampa bay magazine. the kelleys
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
mitt romney, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >> tracie, a question for you. we know the president -- the race was
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Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is "news4 today." >> mother nature delivers another blow to the northeast. this morning, 100,000 more people are without power, as several inches of thick snow blanket the region. >> laughing about it at this point. it's unbelievable to go from a nor easter to a hurricane. >> train service halted. it's affecting travel in washington. >> dc united stopped on the field by several inches of snow. everyone is affected there. welcome to "news4 today." i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. we have dodged another bullet here in washington. our neighbors to the north have been hit hard, though, by a kriming snowsto -- crippling snowstorm. we saw some light sleet, didn't last for long, though. >> we dodged another bullet, but our neighbors to the north are just getting hammered. >> hurricane force winds in southern new england. the winds are still blowing 60 miles an hour in some areas. all that area in white is snow. the snow had just ended now in new jersey and in new york city. still snowing hard on long island into new engl
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Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
handicapped accessible. >>> the new home of the washington redskins training camp richmond, virginia is putting up $10 million to have facilities ready by september. the projects, however, are expected to remain on track and $10 million will only be repaid to the city through sponsorsh s sponsorships. it will include a field house and medical facility and will double as a men's medical facility. a little farther to drive out. >> it's interesting because it's in a very historic part of the city. when they built things in the area in the past they have had to make sure they don't tear it some of the old there. it will be interesting to see if we see railroad tracks through the facility. >> richmond residents will be opening them with open arms? >> absolutely. >> 4:38. ahead on news 4, not a part of the procedure. the island this woman claims a doctor left in her leg during surgery. >>> why twinkies could be disappearing from store shelves forever. >>> i hate to have to deliver some bad news. >> oh, man. >> but this could be the end of a classic snack as we know it. hostess brands, whic
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
washington, d.c., off guard. nbc news. >>> the resignation of general petraeus raises a whole lot of questions. david gregory of "meet the press" joins us now with more on the potential fallout from the cia director's resignation. the hardest thing to keep in washington is a secret. was this affair widely known? >> no. not to me. i think that washington seems to be collectively very surprised by this. the president was surprised by it. found out yesterday. they talked. the president thought about it overnight and accepted the resignation. senator feinstein said publicly she wished the president had not accepted the resignation because it's a real blow. this is a real surprise. i mean, as the piece sets up, the timing is so curious with the benghazi stuff bearing down and people close to petraeus says it has nothing to do with that. find this incredibly surprising and the election is over and the washington intrigue has just begun. >> how long before we know who the other party is, do you think? >> i don't know. i mean, in this media age, i don't know if it will take a long time. ther
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
over washington. it's in the chilly 40s with some patchy fog in the rural areas. that's going to be the story through 7:00 a.m. by noontime, the low 60s. ought to hit mid and upper 60s midafternoon with increasing clouds. rain likely moving into the metro area in the west, perhaps between 10:00 and midnight that rain moving in and continuing into tomorrow. we'll look at that and the rest of the week in ten minutes. how's traffic now, danella? >> not seeing reports of any accidents. >>> if you're traveling in prince george's county, we'll take a closer look. checking local words in clinton, port washington, as well as brandywine, nice and clear. if you're making the commute along 5 right at 301, as you head northbound, no issues. southbound as well nice and clear. connecting to the beltway, no problems at all. aaron and eun? >> thank you, danella. >>> it is now 6:12, 54 degrees. at 6:25, the story you need to hear before eating your breakfast. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, th
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Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station. this is news 4 at 11:00. >> right now, at 11:00, major develops in the general david petraus scandal. tonight, we know why. >> two high-profile murders within two weeks. now, a teenager from maryland is tied to boet of them. >> and black friday is starting earlier than ever, as retailers try to jump start holiday sales. but not everyone is happy about it. >> a low profile of news of her affair. tonight, she's been spotted here in d.c. >> jim rosenfield joins us live in mt. pleasant with the details. >> reporter: the woman at the center of this scandal, right here in northwest d.c. video has emerged that paula broadwell, inside her brother's home just down the block here, riding out the storm that widens by the day. >>> a man who appeared to be paula broadwell's brother emerged from the rear of the stately home tonight but said nothing. broadwell hasn't spoken publicly since word of her affair with c.i.a. director procmpb prompte resign last week. allen's name, now also linked to tampa socialite jill kelly, the woman w
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Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
. >>> meanwhile, people around washington are working to help victims of hurricane sandy as well. st. paul apostle in silver spring is just one of many places collecting clothes, food, cleaning supplies, and money for storm victims. today all of the donations will be packed up on a truck to be taken to new jersey this weekend. >>> metro taking advantage of the long veterans day weekend to get work done on three lines. on the orange line, buses will replace trains between east falls church and clarendon. same thing between grosvenor and friendship heights on the red line and greenbelt and college park on the green. >>> it is now 4:37, 41 degrees. ahead on "news 4 today," moved to tears. what left president obama so emotional during a speech. >>> check out some of these photos from what's being called the world's most powerful camera. the camera captures what's called dark energy, which scientists believe causes the universe to expand. do you even get that, aaron? get this. the camera is able to see light for more than 100,000 galaxies or 8 billion light years away in a single shot. >>
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
, president obama and the first family are due back in washington this hour. his long day started with the early-morning victory speech. soon he needs to get back to work with congress to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. keith russell is tracking the president's travel today. keith? >> hey, wendy. president obama and the first family are running a little bit behind schedule. they were supposed to be landing back our way in the next few minutes. but after a late-night celebrating of reelection victory, they just boarded air force one in chicago. 2 million votes separated the president from mitt romney last night. president obama acknowledged there's a lot of hard work ahead. if there's no spending compromise by december 31st, taxes will go up for every american new year's today. he called the top lawmakers from both parties. harry reid said, he's not kicking the can down the road. and says, any solution should include higher taxes on the richest of the rich. at his victory rally this morning, the president told supporters the best is yet to come. >> i believe we can seize this future t
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> this morning on "early today," tempers in washington are flaring as president obama stands up for his u.n. secretary against scathing criticism from republicans. >>> all that while embattled former cia director david petraeus will testify on capital hill today. >>> breaking news from the middle east as rockets are fired between the israelis and palestinians. this morning three israelis are killed. a live report coming up. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> good morning,er one. i'm lynn berry. and today one scandal will give way to another in washington. former cia director david petraeus is expected to testify in a closed door senate intelligence committee hearing. general petraeus is not expected to discuss his personal indiscretions that ended his career last week. instead, he'll be talking about details on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the controversy over u.n. ambassador san rice calling the assault spontaneous back in september has reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama in his first news con
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
now. not rain making clouds. temperatures in the mid 40s in washington. still a few spots holding back in the upper 30s and some of the colder valleys, manassas, 39 degrees. no rain on the radar. we'll stay rain free. a couple of showers across southeastern virginia, won't be moving in our direction. sunday planner, temperatures climbing to the upper 40s and low 50s. more sun, less wind than yesterday. will make it feel a much milder day. perfect day for a redskins win before the bye week. breaks of sunshine. in the chilly 40s in the stadium if you have a shady seat, be ready for it. >> thank you for the warning, chuck. >>> police investigating a deadly shooting that happened in southeast d.c. officers responded to a call in the 300 block of ridge row. derek ward with the latest. what's the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: where he are in the stoddard terrace neighborhood and this area has undergone positive change among the past couple of years, among the changes, a community of row houses, townhouses, has sprung up. but early this morning, the scene of a fatal shooting.
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Nov 8, 2012 11:00am EST
washington, we missed the brunt of the storm. it affected travel. at reagan international, some people had to spend the night. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: here at reagan national airport, things are getting back to normal. on the board, this flight to new york's laguardia is listed on time. down below, a flight to newark has been canceled. we have frustrated passengers here this morning. this comes a week after sandy blew through and reeked havoc on flight scheduled. there were the lucky, those able to fly out on time this morning. >> boarding time is 7:10. >> reporter: there were the unlucky. people who got stuck at reagan national, their flight scrapped due to the snow. richard spent the night in the terminal. >> tried to get a hotel. they had been booked or not responsive. it's tough. i slept there. many people sleft there. it's been interesting. >> reporter: the cancellations in and out of new york began before the weather became a problem on wednesday. things just started to get back to normal after sandy hit. carriers took no chances getting planes stuck in the bi
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
southwest washington. >> grace daughtridge is accused of attacking a man who she thought was tampering with her signs. pat collins is live in southwest with more on this election day scuffle. >> reporter: precinct 127. more than 100 votes cast so far and one assaultee. the suspect? one of the candidates. she is on the police advisory committee for the first district. today, grace daughtridge found herself handcuffed and arrested by first district police officers. the charge, simple assault. with hate crime overtones. according to the report, miss daughtridge yelled some homophobic slurs. in answer to the hate crime question, it says, anti-male homosexual gay. this alleged assault took place as people were coming out to vote. they say it happened around 11:30 this morning at the green leaf recreation center. the polling place for precinct 127. they say grace daughtridge accused a man of tampering with one of her campaign signs. they said she ran up and actually tackled the man to the ground and continued to yell at thean as he made his way into the polling place. linda is the precinct c
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
mclean, virginia, arrested chris ton kloman. a woman says she ran into him at the washington episcopal school in bethesda last year while he was working as a substitute teacher there, teaching young kids. and that's why she came forward 43 years after the alleged incident. she said she was 12 at the time. this investigation revealed additional female victims and investigators think there could be even more. >>> right now, route 97 in montgomery county is still closed because of a school bus flipped onto its side after being clipped by a car around 1:30 this afternoon near rolling hills drive near the howard and montgomery county line. police say the car was trying to turn when it collided with the bus. one student onboard at the time wasn't hurt. both drivers did suffer some minor injuries. >>> tonight a death investigation in whoeton about 1:30 this afternoon, police got a call that a man fell out of a tree and died. when they showed up to a home on randolph road here, that tree also collapsed. detectives don't know how the man died. >>> former cia director david petraeus went to capi
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Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 11. >>> right now at 11:00, a disturbing crime. police make an arrest after an elderly blind woman is attacked in her home. >>> a thief that stole thousands of dollars has unraveled thanks to an uncover sting. >>> digging out. part s of the northeast are digging out. is the worst of it over now? >>> we begin tonight with a developing story out of dulles airport. a disruptive passenger forced a pilot to declare an emergency just before that plane landed at dulles. it happened on united flight 662 which took off from denver, colorado. the plane landed safely about two hours ago. according to wtop radio, witnesses say the passenger was yelling and playing in the aisle. airport officials say medical staff took him in for evaluation. he's now at a hospital. >>> also tonight, an 18-year-old is in custody accused of beating an elderly blind woman. the victim's daughter and neighbors are reacting to the robbery that's rattled their upscale neighborhood. darcy spencer joins us from northwest d.c. >> reporter: i
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Nov 10, 2012 6:00pm EST
: david petraeus has washington asking how and why? the woman suddenly in the spotlight, author paula broadwell isn't saying. back in january she was promoting her book of the general. >> absolutely loves the agency, and the i think it's a great place for him. >> reporter: while the west point graduate and army reserve officer had close access to the cia director. federal agents investigating whether she had access to e-mails or his computer. >> the fbi's investigation took place on computers there did not necessarily -- was not necessarily focused on him. information by accident. >> reporter: law enforcement and multiple sources tell nbc news that e-mails between general petraeus and paula broadwell were indicative of an extramarital affair. nbc news tried but unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. in his resignation letter, the retired four star general, showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. law enforcement agents say the general is not under investigation and they don't expect an inquiry will result in rim nall charges. petraeus was the man who
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
the early portion of december or mid december. 45 now in washington. 38 in hagerstown. already, 24 in elkins, west virginia. that shows you how cold the air mass has been. something we are looking at. cloud moved out of the region. now looking at clear skies. that is going to allow for cooler numbers tonight and should allow for some good shower watching. we'll talk about that coming uppen justup in just a minute. >> long time teacher at a local private school will spend the weekend in jail. he has been accused of sexually abusing students more than 40 years ago. tonight we have learned since police began their investigation a year ago, three more women have come forward. fairfax county police say a woman scla woman claims to have been molested by her school teacher 40 years ago. he is now 73. and was arrested to day. >> they are still -- working several other -- incidences that -- that merit additional investigation. >> master police officer, tells me, the woman ran into him last year at washington episcopal school where she saw him teaching children, prompting the cull to police. we
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00am EST
broadwell. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> look at that sky out there right now. sunshine. but it's cold out there. >> what a difference a day makes. storm team 4 meteorologist, tom kierein with the first 4 forecast. >> hey, tom. >> it's been cold. the picture is deceiving. we saw the blue waters of the potomac under the blue sky. we have been stone cold thanks to the high pressure over the region since yesterday. we have clouds off to the west. they are streaming in from the north off the great lakes down into the shenandoah valley and the highlands. east of there, it's bright and sunny. temperatures right now are just now beginning to climb into the mid-40s. we were holding steady, ne freezing for several hours from 4:00 this morning to 9:00. now, we are in the low to mid-40s. much of the region, not going to warm up. maybe another five degrees. that's it. that is way below the average high this time of year, which is 59. how much longer is the chill going to last? what about the coastal storm? we'll have the latest on that with the seven day outlook in a few minutes. barbara and
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
house, hoping his victory can break washington's gridlock. putting aside florida, where the votes were still being counted, the president dominated the election map. victory across the battleground states except north carolina. obama backers celebrated his win in swing state virginia. harry reid whose senate majority got bigger, demanded republicans cut deals now on taxes and spending. >> american people want us to work together. republicans want us to work together, democrats want us to work together. >> reporter: conceding his loss, mitt romney called for compromise. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: how did the people of america reject romney. one reason is our population has changed. a smaller share of whites voted, down to 72% of the total. more minorities voting, more young people. changes that favor democrats, like barack obama. he reached out last night to romney backers. >> and whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have le
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Nov 4, 2012 6:00am EST
northwest washington, darcy spencer, news 4. >> howard university is hosting a town hall this afternoon at the dorm to answer student's questions and address concerns they have about campus safety. >>> to sandy's impact. almost one week since the hurricane made landfall in parts of new york and new jersey are barely able to tart cleanup efforts. fema approved more assistance in the new york city area, expanding coverage to roads, water facilities, public you the tileities and parks. more than a million people in new jersey don't have power, it could be until wednesday before the lights are back on. the storm is blamed for 111 deaths in the u.s. >>> for so many people the devastation is too much to bear, people in hard-hit areas are getting the help they need. those who can help are chipping in as best they can. jim rosenfield in the disaster zone. >> the stuff that once made up a home, now in a heap. all along cedar grove avenue in newdorph beach, kelly ackerman and her husband have been waiting outside their home. you have been sitting on the stoop how long? >> 2 ha1/2 hours.
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
sky. already near 50 here in washington. near 50 also in montgomery county. martinsburg, west virginia, already at 47 degrees and your planner for today, temperature in the low 50s here. we'll be real close, maybe even above the 70-degree mark before the day is done, and staying mild overnight tonight as well. we'll talk about tomorrow and all the big changes and the rain drops arrive. coming up. >>> this morning, people around the country are celebrating veterans day. people are honoring the countless men and women who fought for our country. >> here in the nation's capital, it's a somber day of remembrance and a day of giving back. derrick ward is on the national mall where several events are scheduled today. >> reporter: we are here at the world war ii memorial, where an event will be getting under way any minute now. may have actually started. there's going to be a wreath laying here and notes from the keynote speaker that tloed this -- led to this memorial. this is a group from illinois. they'll be participating as well. for these people that take part in this freedom flight, the
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Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
>>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 6:00. >>> the political mad dash. president obama and mitt romney race across the country today looking for last-minute votes. good evening, everybody, i'm jim handly. jim rosenfield is on assignment tonight. it is the final sprint to election day, and the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll confirms a nearly deadlocked rate. 48-47%. candidates are crisscrossing the country tonight. brian mooar follows them as they make their final case to voters. >> just two more days. >> reporter: two days before voters go to the polls. republican nominee mitt romney and president obama were fighting for votes in the battleground states. >> florida, in two days, you've got a choice to make. >> reporter: the final nbc news poll before the election shows the candidates are in a dead heat. president obama with a 48% to 47% lead. but the president's handling of hurricane sandy has boosted his approval numbers. >> you don't know what crisis the next president is going to confirm. >> reporter: in ohio, governor romney is six po
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Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> announcer: and now, from washington's lding news station, this is news4 at 11. >>> right now at 11:00, other devastation for miles, even the basics are hard to come by three days after hurricane sandy roared ashore. >>> a dramatic takedown. a virginia man wanted for a spring of pipe bombings found thousands of miles from the crime scene. >> he's a sociopath that needs help. >>> only on news4, a woman stabbed more than 25 times sends a warning to her attacker. >>> fatigue and frustration are growing tonight as the cleanup continues after hurricane sandy. >> the death toll stands at 90 now with millionses of people still in the dark. jay gray has more from toms river, new jersey. >> reporter: troops and heavy equipment continue to move into the strike zone. >> we're in the triage and attack phase now of the storm. >> reporter: the tattered road to recovery littered with debris and the splintered and twisted remnants of so many lives before the storm. >> every single person on this block has lost. >> reporter: there are chances for hope. charging stations provide a lifeline. the subway i
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Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
his only television interview to nbc's chrkristen welker. she is in our washington bureau. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, lester. i end viewed steven broil. petraeus was in the comeback forces in iraq. he says he is stunned about the news of his former boss. new details are emerging about how this all came to light. according to multiple sources the down fall of general david petraeus all started with a seemingly unrelated complaint to the fbi. officials say it was triggered by e-mails from petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell, to another woman not related to petraeus who felt she was being harassed and complained to the fbi. officials say in recent weeks the fbi traced the e-mails to broadwell and only stumbled on the relationship with tpetraeus as a result. >> my first reaction was disbelief. >> reporter: now petraeus' former spokesperson steven boylan is speaking out. he worked with the the the from 2005 to 2008 including in iraq. the two have remained close and spoke by phone on saturday. >> he said he had an excellent job, an exceptional family. he h
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
with food critic tom with the "washington post" to get his take on the fairness of it. tom thought wells did a great job. he believes that will be the review that wells will be remembered for. but he also agreed partly with fieri's defense. >> i don't think this would happen to a regular citizen chef inew york. this guy happens to be a big food network star. he's a very big target. but you know, in pete wells' defense, he did go to the restaurant four times. the place is not that inexpensive. it's right in the heart of times square. so there's a reason for giving it the negative review that he did. >> he tells us that he has no interest in going to fieri's restaurant, but would like to try the blue margarita. >> formaldehyde can mask any kind of food, right? >> ouch. >> rough out there. >> that's for sure. >> we had a pretty nice day today. lots of clouds. >> yeah. >> but pretty calm. >> calm and on the cool side. temperatures about ten degrees below average. that has all of the kids today at washington, middle and el elementary school in alexandria bundled up. they wanted to say h
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Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
an officer. megan mcgrath is live on the scene from the latest from washington's brookland section. >> reporter: when police repond to 911 calls they are not sure what they are going encounter, what is going to be happening on the scene when they arrive. that was certainly the case this morning. a veteran police officer and his partner were in harm's way responding to a domestic assault call here. the officers were attacked by the suspect. one fired in self-defense. police chief kathy lanier hugged one of her officers on the scene. investigators pick up a hoels ere and place t in the trunk of an unmarked call. it was a close call responding to a 911 dispatch. a d.c. police officer became the victim when he was attacked by a man with a knife. >> officers received the call about 6:45 for domestic assault. when they arrived on the scene and approaching the house, apparently the suspect came up from behind the officers and attacked. one of the officers has several stab wounds to his head, neck and hands. the officer then turned around and gave the suspect and shots were fired. >> repor
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
. first let's start 395 in virginia, southbound. washington boulevard had a crash blocking the right and the left lane. let's head back up to damascus now. if you're traveling along ridge road, it's closed between woodville road because of an accident that now has downed wires. on the roadway, not safe at all. please avoid the road if possible. if you're traveling the icc, hardly any volume. traveling westbound, just past georgia avenue, have a report of an accident and it's blocking the left lane and the center lane. but again, very light volume. so if you're traveling westbound, just stick to the left lane. >>> developing story in northeast washington. right now, firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a warehouse fire near gallaudet university. this is happening at the union market building at the intersection of fourth and moore street. megan mcgrath is there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: you can see behind me here a lot of the firefighters still here on the scene. at this point, the fire is under control. they're keeping a close eye on it, though, because it
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
rise. as they kept counting votes today in florida, washington was counting, 53 days until the fiscal cliff. deep defense cuts and cuts in social service spending. and more ominously, tax hikes on everyone. that could spark a return to recession. says a senator who is bailing out of washington's gridlock. >> anything could serve as a trip wire to igniting another financial crisis. >> reporter: urging president obama to lead to a budget deal that avoids a cliff. after his victory tuesday, he's sure to demand as part of any agreement to cut spending a tax hike on the wealthy, says a top obama aide. >> he talked about it in debates, in speeches, on the need for balanced deficit reduction that included new revenues. and he was reelected by, you know, in a significant way. >> reporter: house speaker republican john boehner seemed to signal he gets that. >> we're willing to accept some additional revenues via tax reform. we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> reporter: but anti-tax conservatives are jumping in to clarify and warn the speaker not to buckle. >> boe
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
the washington, d.c. area. folks are being asked to keep an eye out for this little girl here. let's take a look at the picture. alexis carlisle, she is 1-year-old. she was last seen at 4:30 in the afternoon yesterday, thursday, and they believe that she was abducted by eric eugene black, 41, and jennifer carlisle, 35, described as having red hair, green eyes. you may also notice the last name is the same as the little girl carlisle. it is unclear, though, exactly what the relationship is between her and the missing girl. police are not releasing any information on that. now, alexis is said to have uncombed black hair, brown eyes. she was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans, and a pink jacket. police believe she could be in extreme danger, and she want to find her as quickly as possible. she was last seen at 1066 lower liberty road in fairfax, virginia, but they believe they may be heading to the washington area from halifax. they're believed to be in a 19 35i8 nissan station wagon with a virginia plate of xng 9177. if anyone has seen this little girl, you are asked to call
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Nov 17, 2012 9:00am EST
old dominion, temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees. 41 in ashburn, 43 in washington, virginia. so for today off to our chilly start but with all the abundant sunshine that is on the way nothing to complain about for your saturday afternoon. tomorrow a little bit more in the way of cloud cover. college football games, the midshipmen of annapolis are at home today. 3:30 kickoff against texas state. the school where michael strahan attended. 53 annapolis. 3:30 this afternoon. sunny to start but dark before the game is through because of early sunset. the black knights of the hudson west point, new york, temple, and the army playing today. 41 degrees at kick off. that is at noon. back to you guys. >> thanks. >>> breaking news now. two crashes already this morning in the newly opened 495 express lanes. this is the live look. the first accident happened just about three hours after cars were first allowed to start using the 14 mile long lanes that stretched from the dulles toll road to springfield. news 4's derrick ward is live near the leesburg pike entrance in tysons cor
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
could get up to four inches of snow later today. closer to washington, we're not going to have that much. right now all this coming from a coastal area of low pressure way off the atlantic seaboard. it is pushing rain inland, and we are getting a few sprinkles of rain in the eastern and southern suburbs. prince george's county, anne arundel, calvert, st. mary's, and charles county. northern neck to fredericksburg, and 95 prince william south is picking up this light rain this morning. some of the roadways are a little bit wet. meanwhile, these little areas in green and pink in montgomery and howard county is the main event. going to be coming later today. road temperatures above freezi g freezing. that is the key factor, upper 30s to around 40. it is chilly. you'll need an umbrella with chilly rain perhaps around noontime. later in the afternoon, cold air is involved. changing the rain to wet snow from time to time. accumulating on grassy areas, and highs from the low 40s early afternoon will begin to drop during the afternoon as that snow falls. that may continue into this evening.
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
and washington state all approved gay marriage yesterday. in minnesota, voters defeated the measure that would define marriage as only between a man and a woman. news4's chris gordon shows us the new law in maryland includes protections for people who are opposed to gay marriage. >> reporter: supporters of marriage equality, celebrated. 51% of the voters cast ballots against it. >> as the world changes, you have to accept ideas. so i had to go along with it. it wasn't my belief. >> you're born who you are. how can a christian tell son th -- someone they can't marry who they want to. >> reporter: same-sex marriages in churches throughout the state. but the law says any pastor, caterer, photographer or party planner who doesn't want to participate in the gay marriage doesn't have to. >> it's important for people to understand that two-thirds of the bill contains religious exemption language. that exempts clergy and religious institutions who do not acknowledge same-sex marriage because of their particular beliefs. >> reporter: some maryland pastors say they can't accept gay marriage,
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
candidates are still neck in neck. nbc's tracie pots has all the details for us from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. the latest poll of the battleground states show a slight advantage for president obama, ahead by 6 in iowa, three in wisconsin, and just two, well within the margin of error in new hampshire. but this week he's really been focused on new jersey, touring the storm damage there with governor chris christie, a republican rival who has said repeatedly the president's done a great job responding to the storm. analysts say the president could be scoring some political points from that endorsement only from governor chris christie. meanwhile, governor romney making three campaign stops yesterday. today he'll focus on virginia. in florida he toned down his message. he didn't even mention president obama as he spoke to voters in jacksonville last night and said he was criticizing the administration's record on small business. governor ejeb bush did talk abot the president and talked about some of his failures, as he put it, in office. mea
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00am EST
gaza. >>> thousands expected to march in washington, in opposition to the controversial keystone pipeline. the event organized by the westside 350.org and promises to support the president if he says no to the pipeline protesters will circle the white house. it's part of the organization's month-long tour across the country. earlier this year, president obama blocked the pipeline because of environmental concerns. many republicans say that the pipeline would have created thousands of jobs. >>> notice lights out on capitol hill last night, no reason to be afraid of the dark. police say the lights that illuminate the dome of the u.s. capitol were turned off for scheduled maintenance. usually you can see the famous dome from miles away on any given night. lights back on at 10:00. >>> redskins back after a bye week. the burgundy and gold looking to snap a three-game losing streak as they take on philadelphia at fedex field. the redskins went into the bye week with a tough loss to the carolina panthers. 21-13, and the eagles are coming in on an even worse -- can you imagine that? a wo
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